Most whooping cranes are born and raised in the wild, but some are raised in captivity by costume-clad humans. How do the lives of these "kids" compare?

  • Think about some of the important things that chicks need to learn in order to survive.
  • Then watch this slideshow. The pictures tell a story about how captive and wild chicks learn important lessons!
  • As you compare their stories, use the Handout to write down your ideas.
This newly hatched chick rests on a crane puppet.

Photo: WCEP